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William Washington

dated 1781; restruck after 1880
Benjamin Duvivier (French, 1730–1819)


Mint: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Loubat 9; Betts 594; Julian MI-8

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 46 mm, 51.04 gm (1 13/16 in., 1.8 oz.)

Accession Number

17.207

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Medals

Obv: GULIELMO WASHINGTON LEGIONIS EQUIT* PRAEFECTO / COMITIA AMERICAN. in exergue. Signed DUV under the horse’s hoof and running into the border.
Rev: QUOD / PARVA MILITUM MANU / STRENUE PROSECUTUS HOSTES / VIRTUTIS INGENITA / PRAECLARUM SPECIMEN DEDIT / IN PUGNA AD COWPEN / XVII. JAN . MDCCLXXXI.
Edge: (pointing hand) CUIVRE

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green